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Keep Cat House up and running

Please don’t close the very necessary, non-profit Cat House at DeWitt Center. Every city, county and state should have a facility like this, rent-free. I know from first-hand ex ...

Health care forum brings out selfish whiners

After attending the Tom McClintock health care town hall forum (Journal, Aug. 27), I came away feeling dismayed at the overall self-centered and selfish tone expressed that evening ...

Go back to your cement city

What is going on? People are out to destroy everything of beauty. I wish they would all go back to cement city. Take away the cell phones from these young women while they are dr ...

Deer hunt location too close to people

All deer hunting should be done with a camera. If someone needs the deer meat to feed their family, then deer hunting should be limited to a bow and arrow. Young people should be t ...

America being bankrupted

What? A $600 billion price tag for health insurance and that money to pay for it is coming from where? Oh wait ... I just bought a $1 million home but I have no money and no idea h ...

Health care crisis fabricated

The Obama oligarchy has begun a propaganda campaign to sell the American people on government single-payer health care. The ABC Network will provide only Obama-approved “facts” ...

Allow Palestinians their homeland

The Obama administration needs your help. Send your supporting messages to the administration at www.whitehouse.gov/contact The Palestinian lands were divided by the United Natio ...

KNOW YOUR RUNNER: Linda Hurd, Cool, Bib No. 264

There is an art to running the Western States Endurance Run, but for Linda Hurd, it’s more of a science. An electrical engineer at Intel in Folsom, Hurd takes an analytical appr ...

KNOW YOUR RUNNER: Nancy March, Cool, Bib No. 308

Nancy March once vowed that she would never compete in the Western States Endurance Run. “I paced a friend in 1980, and I swore I would never do it because I saw too much pain o ...

Gas station’s service pumped up customers

While heading out for a short weekend of fishing, we stopped for lunch in Auburn and filled up our gas tank. We then noticed our gas tank was leaking on our motorhome. We called Au ...

Adults hone new skills to land jobs

A group of 13 men and women are boosting their résumés in an Auburn classroom at this very moment. They’re only in their second day of the Placer Adult School Strategies and ...

Fantastic firsts

COOL — Perhaps it was the mud in her eyes or just sheer exhaustion, but Athena Kraus wasn’t sure if she was the first professional across the finish line Sunday at the Cool Mou ...

Rookies rule at Way Too Cool

With tongue firmly planted in cheek, Leor Pantilat was quick to thank his former law firm after his victory at the Way Too Cool 50K Saturday morning. The 24-year-old lawyer from S ...

Way Too Cool’s one hot ticket

The Way Too Cool 50-kilometer endurance run doesn’t have the history of the Western States 100 or the prestige of the American River 50. But in terms of popularity, it’s tough ...

Shop owner handles Cool Mountain Bike Race

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Auburn’s Lisa Kodl is somewhat of a rarity. Kodl is sole owner of Auburn Bike ...